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>> in a few minutes, we focus on washington. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] in an hour and a half the governors here from president obama at the white house. then dr. mehmet oz. ♪ >> martha washington was george washington's confidante. >> she was very capable. she did not like that. she called herself a prisoner of state. >> by the state -- by the same token -- it can be said everything marching -- martha washington did, likewise. >> it was a businesslike relationship. not without affection. a deep respect for each other. >> she owned most of the whole block, going back a couple of acres. she owns a huge chunk of what williamsburg was. >> there was a lot of tragedy in martha what washington's life. >> she was raised a rich woman. that is not necessarily what it means today. >> she brought with her to mount vernon 12 house place. that is almost an unimaginable luxuries. >> it takes for 10 days to travel here in her carriage. this is a difficult journey. >> her experience had prepared her to become th
two decades ago, washington had just completed its first century. i sat and listened as former governor booth gardner presented us with a challenge heading into washington's second century. he said "either we respond to international competition, or we doom ourselves and our children to a dramatic slide to second- rate status in the world." we chose to answer this challenge, with a unique formula for international success that has made us who we are today, with businesses, entrepreneurs, state government, all working together. now it's 24 years later. i have a new job, a new vantage point, and the world looks much different. a once vibrant and growing state economy was brought low by the gross irresponsibility by those on wall street. as a result we have suffered 4 years of recession, with almost 300,000 people in washington looking for work. too many of our families are on the brink of losing their home. parents lie awake at night wondering how they can provide for their children's future. but we remain an optimistic state, a visionary state and an innovative state. time has n
woman. >> what she married george washington she brings with her mount vernon twelve house slaves. that's almost an unimaginable luxury. it take her ten days to travel here from valley force to mount vernon in the carriage with the slaves with her. it was a difficult journey. her experiences prepared her to become the first first lady. born in virginia, martha washington was 57 years old at 1789 when they left their virginia home in service to the country. this time their destination was new york city selected as a nation's first capitol where they began the first of the two-terms of president and first lady of the united states. setting important precedence from the successors in the white house. good evening and welcome to the new series, first lady influence and image. over next year we're spending time on personal biography of each of the women who served in the role in the white house as a window to american history. first installment is martha washington. richard norton smith who has a biography of george washington and patricia brady who done a biography on martha washington. why
, our position in wisconsin is a stark contrast to the chaos in washington, dc. while many of our nation's leaders fail to make tough decisions, we decided to avoid failure by embracing true reform. still, there is much work to be done. as i travel the state, it is clear to me why our focus on helping create 250,000 jobs by 2015 is about much more than just fulfilling a campaign promise. simply put, it is about helping improve the lives of 250,000 more families in wisconsin. you see, adding a new job is about more than just a number. every time another job is created, and a new employee is hired, it means that another family has someone working in their household. for many, that means fewer worries about putting bread on the table or clothes on the backs of their kids -- or even making the mortgage payment on the house. i will work hard each and every day, so we can help people all across wisconsin have the chance to have a job, and work hard to support themselves and their families for generations to come. with bold vision and bright hope for the future, we are turning things around. we
horwitz of "the washington post." >> award-winning coverage and adge sys, covering history as it happens. live from our nation's capital, this is "washington week" with gwen ifill. corporate funding for washington week is provided by -- >> we know why we're here, to chart a greener path in the air and in our factories. >> to find cleaner more efficient ways to power flight. >> and harness our technology for new energy solutions. >> around the globe the people of boeing are working together to build a better tomorrow. >> that's why we're here. >> additional corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by prudential. additional funding is provided by the annenburg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. once again live from washington, moderator gwen ifill. gwen: good evening. congress wasn't even in session this week. yet the fight over spending and debt raged on. with a march 1st deadline on the horizons democrats and republicans sparred about who would be blamed if budget cuts go
local content vehicle, visit c-span.org/local content. ..a?xx i first came to washington, d.c. in 2000 as a congressional correspondent for the associated press. after spending several years in colombia south carolina and albany new york. now, i am originally from mississippi, the son of two public school teachers come in and being from mississippi, the one thing my parents made sure that i knew was my history. it was almost a state requirement in mississippi to know where you came from. so, when i left mississippi to go to south carolina, i had this desire to history and i studied the history of south carolina. i didn't the same thing when i went to upstate new york. i got involved in learning the african-american history of upstate new york which, by the way, is very vibrant. a lot of the underground railroads ended in upstate new york city have a very vibrant african-american community and history up there. but when i left albany new york to come to washington, d.c., and i knew i was hitting the mother lode. washington, d.c. on a new had to have a strong african-american history com
with george washington through the revolutioning their war in her biography, "martha washington: an american life." ms. brady describes her as a decisive woman who contributed greatly to the character of america. this is just under an hour. >> thank you, jim, and thanks to everybody at mount vernon for all the help they have given me to make this possible, and to bob and clarice smith for endowing this terrific lecture series and giving historians a place to come and try to convince you all to read our books. [laughter] um, for the past 25 years or so i've written about nell si cuts dis-- nelly cuts us the. she was fun and easy to write about. a beautiful, smart, intelligence, feisty young woman. and, of course, i've known about her grandmother for the same period of time, but i never quite got the enthusiasm to think about writing about martha washington. i knew what she was like, nelly's grandmama. she was 60, 70 years old. she was frumpy and dumpy, and she was small and timid and perhaps not the smartest person around. i took in all the myths everyone took in. and i just couldn't think th
needed from washington. our panelists today may have a more productive agenda to discuss. i know there are many in the audience who are from washington. that is great because you will be hearing from some actual business owners and organizers -- organizations interested to talk about when the start up a economy does and does not need from washington. it is my great pleasure to introduce senator jerry moran will provide some introductory mar remarks -- remarks. both in the senate and then before 2010, and during seven terms in the house. he successfully led opposition with senator biden to defeat the protect ip act. that was the senate version of sopa. he has encouraged congress to develop a spectrum policy as well. senator moran is the author of the start pact. these are bills that the seat to unleash the job-creating power of entrepreneurs to grow the economy. please welcome senator moran his first ces. [applause] >> thank you very much. thank you for the introduction and our panelists. i am anxious to get your instructions and hear your direction as what we should be attempting
campaign. and two months after newtown, what's changed? tonight on "washington week." >> f.b.i. agents will be furlowed. federal prosecutors will have to let criminals go. >> now he's going to tell us that oh, it's all our fault. >> this is damaging to national security. secretary pennetta has been saying it for 16 months. gwen: across the board budget cuts. but as fingers are pointed in washington, is the sky really falling? who is hacking the u.s.? itself company, it's government, itself citizens and what are we doing about it? plus, two months after newtown. >> families of newtown deserve a vote. gwen: as a week of special pbs coverage of gun violence draws to a close, we examine the ongoing debate in washington, in state houses in city halls. >> if a gun that was used 69 days ago to slaughter 20 children and six adults isn't an assault weapon, then they don't exist. >> a debate that is just beginning. covering the week, john harwood of cnbc and the "new york times." david sanger of the "new york times." molly ball of the atlantic, and sari horwitz of "the washington post." >> award
on "washington week." wall street and the housing sector are rebounding but job growth is stagnant, consumer confidence shaky. what's up with the economy? in washington, bipartisanship roars back. >> for the first time ever, there's more political risk in opposing immigration reform than in supporting it. >> the issue of immigration is not a simple one but i think we have the opportunity to do it right and -- gwen: will immigration reform finally happen? and chuck hague 's rocky confirmation hearing. >> please answer the question. were you correct or incorrect when you said that the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder since vietnam? yes or no? >> my reference to -- >> are you going to answer the question senator hagel? the question ask were you right or wrong? gwen: the president's pentagon choice finds hit -- his worst enemies in his own party. covering the week, david wessel of "the wall street journal." vaughn johnson of national joran. kirn tumulty of the national post and doyle mcmanus of the national times. >> award-winning reporting and nanls -- analysis, covering
the late photojournalist leonard freak documented the march on washington from its preparations to the day of the proceedings and its aftermath. hundreds of photographs have been traded by his widow and accompanied by an essay to the collection by michael aradissa. they discuss the collection next. .. >> and we are a private/public partnership with the library of congress paying our five salaries but, indeed, we have raised private money from the beginning to help support our array of programs and projects. there are center for the books now in every state, and i know we have a broad audience today, and i look -- challenge you to look up and learn about the center for the book in your state which works at state level in promoting books and reading and libraries. here at the library of congress one of our major projects is the national book festival which i hope many of you know about. it's a library of congress project involving many parts of the library. it is in its 14th year coming up, and this year it will be held on the national mall september 21st and 22nd. the center for
of politics and, you know, washington is perhaps as nasty or maybe a nastier place than when you came in four years ago. why is that? and i thought his response to that question was one of the most interesting in the interview because he said that it was still his theory of politics, this grand theory of trying to find common ground and trying to find consensus. but he hasn't necessarily been able to do it because of two things. because of institutional roadblocks, he mentioned the filibuster in particular. and because the media environment that we live in in 2013. and from what i took away from that was, you know, a sense that because there isn't sort of this same vocabulary to talk about the issues that we face, it's harder for the extremes to necessarily come together. >> he also rejects the idea that this is on both houses. this will come off incredibly partisan that, no, they're the one who is are wrong. we have the right approach. >> in some sense it does. i mean, it is a much more sort of combative tone, i think the same thing we saw in the inaugural address. but i think that he really
of sleet mixing in as well. in southern maryland and south. a little bit of action south of washington. there is an advisory until 10:00 a.m. tomorrow for areas of west of washington. there's a slight chance, especially in the hills and the ridge tops where we could have some frozen precipitation with minor accumulations. for the most part, areas of light rain tonight. and then especially tomorrow morning into the early afternoon. 34 washington. 34 in culpepper. and read the freezing mark in gaithersburg. round two will be coming later tonight, especially tomorrow morning after -- through the early afternoon. from 4 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. tomorrow, there will be areas of rain. that will push north, just off of virginia beach. that is when it will strengthen a little bit and start to generate the range for the morning and midday. in terms of overall accumulation, it could be impressive especially east of 95. a rough estimate is little over an inch in parts of southern maryland. west of 95 possibly one-third to one-half inch. maybe it's those a quarter of an inch out west. it will be heaviest
in the silicon valley area about washington? -- what else do you hear from your constituents in the silicon valley area about washington? >> it is interesting. in the bay area, there are not many republicans. there is not a single republican house member from the bay area. there is not a single republican in the state senate for the state assembly. anyone that has to identify their party is a democrat. that was the constituency. i get that when i come home, people cannot understand what republicans are doing. i find it difficult to explain. you know, it is an area that does not want somebody else's religion or life. the one better health care and better schools. they visit washington and do not understand the fight in a lot of ways. >> specifically when it comes to technology related issues, do you hear anything? >> there is concern about innovation and the role that current law has in the area of copyright and patents stifling innovation. that is typical to remedy. we have a patented build that i did not vote for last year, having worked on it for 12 years. it did not do what we hoped it w
morning on "washington journal." be on the phone calls, if you want to weigh in on twitter, here is our handle. we will get to the phones and written comments shortly, and here is the cover story in "the washington post." susan davis rates -- susan davis writes the fbi might have fewer agents tracking down bad guys. these are only a few of the sweeping effects in the ongoing budget battle between the president and congress. across-the-board cuts start to kick in on friday if washington does not have -- act. -- susan davis writes. writes usa today in its cover story, and making the rounds, ray lahood, transportation secretary who came out friday announcing cuts at airports. here is more from the secretary. [video clip] the largest number of employees is at faa. we will try to cut as much as we possibly can out of contract and other things that we do, but in the ended there has to be some kind of for of air traffic control -- in the end there has to be some kind of furlough for air traffic controllers, and that will begin to curtail or eliminate the opportunity for them to guide airplanes
to wjla.com. and our social me websites on facebook and twitter. "good morning washington" will have a live report from boston tomorrow. bob will update his forecast in a few minutes. >> we have breaking news coming in from maryland were a teenager is fighting for his life after being struck by a vehicle in a hit and run. this happened on wheeler road in oxon hill. autria what did you hear? >> they are not giving up too much information but this is the intersection of iverson and wheeler avenue. a young boy around 15 years old was trying to cross wheeler when a cab hit him and took off. it was thanks to eyewitnesses that police were able to track that cabthey were able to track down the driver of the cab. the driver is being questions as the boy who'd suffered serious injuries is in the hospital in critical condition. here is what police have to say about where the investigation stands. >> he is fully cooperating. however, charges are pending right now, and with all these cases, they have to be reviewed by the state's attorney. >> that cab belongs to airport cab company. we tried to
, this is "washington week with gwen ifill and national journal." corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> this rock has never stood still. since 1875 we've been there for our clients through good times and bad. when their needs changed we were there to meet them. through the years from insurance to investment management from real estate to retirement solutions, we've developed new ideas for the financial challenges ahead. this rock has never stood still, and that's one thing that will never change. prudential. >> additional corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by boeing. additional funding is provided by the annenberg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. once again, live in washington, moderator gwen ifill. gwen: good evening. the u.s. economy is a puzzling thing. today it added 157,000 jobs but the unemployment rate kicked up to 7.9%. also today the dow industrial average closed above 14,000 for the first time in five years, yet the government reported this week that the econ
. it was partly accidental. he was calling "the washington post" because of a former partner of mine who wrote a book, and he had a chapter devoted to chen guangchen which put chen on the map. i do not think he had a lot of access to the media and he wanted to let "the washington post" know. we had good relationships not only with chen and his allies. they would call us when there were developments, like the case of chen's nephew, who was jailed. we have good contacts. >> you are going to harvard? >> i am. >> what for? you have left china for good? >> i have. from one great institution to another. i will be leading a study group on china. i will be looking at different sections of the study group, the rise of the internet. chinese twitter, the impact that has. we will look about the leadership of china to see what that will mean about the possibilities of reform. one session will look at media coverage, specifically american media coverage, of china. and how that shapes perceptions. the foreign media and how we cover things shape how we view china. we write about human rights, china's dramatic
to washington to meet with roosevelt and move into the white house for three weeks. was in the beginning of the special relationship? perhaps. now the british had a formidable ally. when churchill lived with roosevelt in the white house sharing every meal -- but not breakfast -- they agreed, among other things, to establish a combined chiefs of staff. military staff from each of the services would work together with their counterparts, all policies and strategies would be shared between the two countries. it seems to me that these dinners were immensely important. they set up the structure that would prosecute the war to a successful conclusion. it's agreed by almost everyone at the roosevelt white house that the cook -- not chef in those days -- was the worst cook in history. [laughter] henrietta necessary bit's menus included chipped beef on toast with mushrooms, boiled broccoli, bavarian cream pie, molded jell-o salads, shredded cheese with tomatoes. out of fashion foods today, surely, and were still by all accounts badly prepared. even fdr complained about her food, but mrs. nesbit w
not john but you. good morning washington begins right now. >> live and in hd, this is good morning washington, on your side. >>captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- good morning washington, it is 5:00. >> we are on storm watch. we have a nasty weather headed our way. jacqui, we're talking wet, not white. >> unless you live along the blue ridge or areas of to the west, you will have a little bit of sleet mixing in. a little accumulation is mixed in there. do not leave without your rain boots or your umbrella. you can see the rain still hours away. most of this morning will be dry. our temperatures are on the chellie side. 33 degrees in d.c. and 26 degrees in martinsburg. rangel be developing by the noon hour. temperatures -- rain will be developing by the noon hour. we'll tell you how much to expect, not in a few minutes. time for traffic this morning. >> problem started overnight starting at 11:00. a tractor-trailer slammed into the sound wall, a single vehicle crash. a lot is going on. clean-up continues. look at all this activity. this is video. they
ifill. tonight, on "washington week." >> together, we have cleared away the rubble of crisis. we can say with renewed confidence that the state of our union is stronger. john: mr. obama tells congress and the nation he's got big ideas. >> i propose working with states to make high-quality preschool available to every single child in america. i propose a "fix it first" program to put people to work as soon as possible on our most urgent repairs. raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour. john: republicans see it as a sign to balloon the government. >> to make it to the middle class no matter where you start out in life, it isn't bestowed to us by washington. >> what's next? >> gabby giffords deserves a vote. the families of newtown deserve a vote! the families of aurora deserve a vote! john: covering the week, karen tumulty of "the washington post," todd purdum of "vanity fair," jeff zeleny with "the new york times," and eamon javers of cnbc. >> award-winning reporting and analysis, covering history as it happens, live, from our nation's capital, this is "washington week" with
on the work underway at the washington monument more than a year after the earthquake struck. to go where things stand tonight on a plan to create >> wikileaks founder julian assange plating to run for a senate seat in australia. swedish authorities are investigating sexual misconduct allegations against him. he could face legal action from the u.s. government for posting classified documents on his web site. >> metro planning to make land it owns available to the fbi. the property is located in prince george's county. if approved it would be considered as headquarters. it has outgrown the current northwest washington facility. >> leading an effort to create to historic parks honoring harriet tubman. the conductor of the so-called underground railroad who led hundreds of slaves to freedom in the north. he wants to create one park in maryland where she was born, it did other in new york where she is buried. >> the image done to the monument park by an earthquake. how long the project is expected to take. >> plus, an update on a wintry mix for test. >> no wintry mix in florida. it is spring
, washington d.c.todo hace parecer que esta controversia entra la conferencia nacional de obispos catolicos y la administracion obama sobre esta parte de la reforma de salud continuara. desde washington y faltan pocas semanas para que se eliminen los cheques impresos del seguro social y los beneficiados tendran que recibir pasus pagos a traves de deposito directo..y como consecuencia surge la preocupacion entre algunos jubilados que desconocen el nuevo proceso. doÑa marta prefiere recibir sus cheques del seguro social en la puerta de su casa, es decir en su correo..."a penas ro social, yo empiezo a hacer mis cheques, deposito en el banco y ya me siento tranquila" pero a partir del primero de marzo, el departamento del tesoro eliminara los cheques impresos de seguro social y otros beneficios... los pagos seran enviados a traves de deposito directo.. " es para la facilidad y seguridad de los beneficiados, los cheques pueden perderse o pueden ser robados, ademas este metodo de deposito directo ahorrara mil millones de dolares durante 10-anos" 65-millones de jubilados o ex combatientes utilizan
tracks. the driver was trapped for about 30 minutes... and had to be taken to baltimore washington medical center, along with one of the passengers. both suffered non lie- threatening injuries. the tracks were also damaged. [a26]towson fire-transition in baltimore county, fire crews are investigating an afternoon house fire. shortly after 12-30, firefighters responded to the 15-hundred block of providence road in towson. once on the scene, crews say they encountered heavy fire on the second floor... but firefighters were able to bring the scene under control in about an hour. we're told seven family members were inside at the time. luckily, no one was injured. the washington suburban sanitary commission says a water main break is to blame for brown water coming from taps in prince george's county. the utility says customers in the laurel and beltsville areas could be affected. while officials say the water is safe to drink, and use for showering and cleaning ... they are cautioning against using any discolored water to wash clothes or to prepare food for young children. new tonight
washington" 5:00 a.m. begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. 5:00 is the time on this tuesday, february 5. i am cynne simpson. >> i am scott thuman. we are on storm watch. two school delays announced. morgan county and the grant county. let's check in with jacqui jeras we are inout what for today. a calm day. one or two inches fell in the virginia intoest frostburgunty towards we had about 4.5 inches. in d.c. we came up with a lot of nothing. have a mostly cloudy day. we will see another chance of a flurries or sn showers late-night likely after midnight. be north ofnce will area.tro if you are tired of the cold, we have a warmup in store. afternoon. throughl be the rule part of the week. could even reach 50 by the weekend. starting with 35 degrees and 5 at dulles, 30 inles hagerstown, 31 in martinsburg. your forecast, 36 degrees and cloudy and 9:00, 40 at noon, 44 at 5:00 with mostly cloudy skies. we will see snow flurries tonight. the warmer weather arrives. we will check on that in your seven-day forecast. first, time fo
republican response to the state of the union. "good morning washington"at 5:00 a.m. begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it's tuesday, february 19. i am scott thuman. >> i am cynne simpson. we are on storm watch as we prepare for showers headed our way. now the latest from meteorologist jacqui jeras. >> the rain and sleet potentially to the north and west of the metro area, that will hold off through the morning commute. i don't think anything will develop until late this morning. on the satellite and radar, and you see it's moving across west virginia trying to make its way into northern maryland. we still have several hours before any of that reaches our area. as of us will see temperatures above freezing by that time. the blue ridge and areas of to the west watching for a a little wintry mix. it is 36 in gaithersburg, 39 in d.c., 38 at dulles airport. our forecast, warming up nicely by noon, 45 degrees. 50 degrees by 5:00. expecting light green into the afternoon, but it will be light. much colder temperatures on
by washington. >> what's next? >> gabby giffords deserves a vote. the families of newtown deserve a vote! the families of aurora deserve a vote! john: covering the week, karen tumulty of "the washington post," todd purdum of "vanity fair," jeff zeleny with "the new york times," and eamon javers of cnbc. >> award-winning reporting and analysis, covering history as it happens, live, from our nation's capital, this is "washington week" with gwen ifill. corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by --. >> we went out and asked people a simple question, how old is the oldest person you've known? we gave people a sticker and had them show us. we learned a lot of us have known someone who's lived well into their 90's and that's a great thing but one thing that hasn't changed is the official retirement age. the question is, how do you make sure you have the money you need to enjoy all of these years? >> additional corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by boeing. additional funding is provided by the annenberg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting and by contr
at the white house tomorrow about the sequester and our washington journal is focused on this issue. the sequester is taking effect tomorrow. (202) 585-3880 four publicans. (202) 585-3881 for democrats. (202) 585-3882 for all other. you can contact us on facebook or send us an e-mail. here is the front page of the "washington times" this morning. sharing the stage, president obama and john boehner is today. joining us on the phone is ed o'keefe who is a reporter for the "washington post" -- bring us up-to-date on the sequester. guest: we are waiting to see what happens on friday where leaders will get together to sort out a way to move forward and the blunt the impact of the cuts or stave them off entirely. it will be a date -- date not entirely focused on this. all of them are going to fail. the democratic plan would direct payments to farmers, part of the farm bill in the house. taxes would go up on americans making $5 million a more -- or more a year. more flexibility to the obama flip -- administration. several senators disagree with this. that means there is exposed fissures am
, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> we are following several big stories this morning including a death investigations stemming from a shooting and fire in maryland. >> a security council will hold an emergency meeting this morning after north korea conducted its third nuclear test. >> plenty of eyes will be on capitol hill as president obama tries to set new standards in his state of the union address tonight. good morning, washington. it's tuesday, february 12. i am scott thuman. >> i am cynne simpson. rise and shine. we will get to meteorologist jacqui jeras for the weather. >> a pretty good looking day overall. we were able to break out some sunshine yesterday in the western parts but not so much to the east. we are stuck in between the clouds at this hour. we will see more sunshine than anything else today. partly cloudy and through the afternoon. the 49 degrees is where we are in washington, 47 adults, 50 in culpeper. the cloudiness from overnight along with the breeze kept temperatures pretty comfortable. we will get to the low 50's this afternoon. tomorrow we have rain a
the country will march here in washington for what is being called the largest climate rally in america history. the climate rally starts today at new at the washington monument followed by a march to the white house. organizers hope to challenge the president to keep his commitment to address climate change. and we get an idea of what the proposal might look for. undocumented immigrants could be legal residents within eight years, and requiring businesses to check the status of new hires. and the president has said his administration will only move forward if congress fails to act. >>> this morning the death toll has risen to 81 from a bomb blast. a bomb hidden in a water tank at a market exploded in a shiite neighborhood. a sunni group complaints responsibility for the attack. >>> gas prices shoot up overnight, and the national average standing at $3.71, and that's a 3 cent increase from 24 hours ago. typically prices rise about 50 cents between march and may, so they warn that $4 gas could be back later this year. in our area, checking around, d.c. is at $3.90, a 5-cent increase from
will the snowstorm bring our way? it is 5:00 a.m., good morning washington begins right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning, washington" -- on your side. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> good morning. it is friday, february 22. >> i'm natasha barrett in for cynne simpson. we could see wintery mix later on today. our storm watch begins with jacqui jeras. >> i definitely think we will get some of that around here. it should be relatively light. hopefully it will not be a major issue for you. later today, it should change over to rainfall. for now, the moisture, steadily streaming in. we have the clout in ness. most of what you're seeing is not reaching us. there is some light snow and light sleet being reported in the west -- in west virginia. send me a tweet. let me know it is coming down. temperatures are pretty favorable. even though we will get above freezing this afternoon, i do think sleet will continue to come down. the moisture should hold off until the noon hour for the d.c. metro area with 35 degrees, and changing terrain by the evening hou
." have a wonderful monday, everyone. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> the ravens are world champions. >> perhaps he put it perfectly by saying that the super bowl went from a blowout to a blackout. the ravens had just enough shoes to be the 49ers and give ray lewis a second ring to end his nfl career. >> the ravens look ok right now, although that might change this morning -- good morning, it is monday, february 4. >> quite a weekend. a lot to talk about. especially weatherwise. let's get to meteorologists about what we sow. >> just a trace of snow. it seems like more because we had those flurries pretty much nonstop throughout the day. temperature wise, you are waking up to middle to upper 20s. $26 -- 26 at dulles. you can see the snow shower from chicago over to indiana. that will had our way late tonight. it could clip the tail end of rush hour. the biggest window for this would probably be between 8:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. just another dusting. today partly cloudy 34 degrees at noon. partly cloudy with 36 degrees at 5:00 p.m. bigger changes in our
in america th >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> plan ahead for what might be another tricky morning commute in parts of the area. there might be some snow. good morning, washington. it's friday, after barry first period i am cynne simpson. >> i'm scott thuman. glad to have you along as we bring the workweek to an end. starting with meteorologist jacqui jeras to talk about what we are in store for. >> just a little light snow. it will not be a big deal this morning. best chance of accumulation is out of the beltway and off to the east of the metro. we have a winter weather advisory in effect for all of the metro area. you can see snow is coming down in culpeper and fredericksburg and waldorf and the eastern shore soon. i have not seen snowflakes in rocklin yet, but there are some snow flurries on their way. loudoun county, fauquier county, prince william stafford, charles, prince george's, anne arundel, dancewear we will see close to a half-inch. i remind you of there are a few areas that still have flooding issues. small rivers and creeks going within
are looking for the driver who hit and killed a pedestrian in northeast washington. danrlrnell rosdss was hit near a metro system -- station. chris returned we got off off to a bitterly start. >> take a look at our roof camera. it is gorgeous. you say, it is sunny. it is chilly. 46 at reagan national. a wind-chill of 30 degrees. 34 in winchester. fredericksburg, up to 37 degrees. traveling, things look good up and down the eastern seaboard. travel delays near st. louis as the cold front approaches. that will bring us clouds tonight and maybe a wintry mix tomorrow. more is coming up. >> despite the cold, hundreds of people showed up for the presidents' day celebration at george washington's mount vernon. apex -- >> there will be a chance to see george washington's copy of the constitution. >> on this presidents' day, a birthday basth for the first commander-in-chief. thousands are celebrating george washington at his home at mount vernon. chris cymer men and his son drove from pennsylvania -- chris zimmerman and his son drive every year from pennsylvania. >> there is a reason we honor washing
.thm/thankyoucards to apply. >> you are watching abc 7 news at 11:00. on your side. >> and george washington university students are hanging out in hollywood tonight. >> they will be steps away from some of how the what's brightest stars. -- from some of hollywood's brightest stars. >> youw ill and to use us to the george washington students -- you will introduce us to these fort washington students. >> it is quite here for the most part but in 12 hours, it will be bustling. stars will be coming down the red carpet. they did the interviews right here in front of us. their entourages go on the other side of the velvet rope that will be set up and behind us is where you'll find a lot of fans. 700 seats are set up for it and experience. two of those seats will be taken up by gw students. take a look./ the students learn the oscars that she was coming to washington d.c. as part of the national tour. they hoped touching it would bring good luck. . >> it is my goadl tol to win one. to hold one now, i cant. it's crazy. this is a life drae,. >> never did the imagine this surprise from oscars road trip entourag
>> no headlines for the washington metro area. the flash flood watch was canceled earlier today. we do have areas of rain with us to the evening hours. -- throughout the evening hours. most of it is light rain. there is some iced to deal with, but that is well last in a garrett county, maryland. the influence of to storm centers, one in the midwest, one at the coast of north carolina. we will see these cold temperatures rise overnight into the 50's. we may see a patch of fog. temperature's rising by sunrise tomorrow morning. it looks like we could be close to 60 degrees. >> most of the viewing area has seen only rain today, we sent a crew to see the wintry mix. crews are treating the roads can maryland. stay with us for complete coverage. instant updates on your forecast, log onto wjla.com and our social media website, a facebook and twitter. doug will be back in a few minutes. >> we are today's away from the beginning of sequestration oftwo days away from the beginning of sequestration. congress seems to be no closer to a plan. we're live on capitol hill with the latest. >> the fee
in washington. to our south, it's near a little below freezing in prince george's county and charles, calvert and st. mary's. farther north and west, near 30 in montgomery county. much of fairfax, arlington county into loudoun county around 30 degrees. maybe a dusting to an inch at the most in this light blue zone. that includes washington, much of fairfax, prince george's, montgomery. farther soupt, there may be up to an inch in st. mary's county, southern charles, parts of the northern neck. farther west, a couple of inches alon the blue ridge and the highlands out in west virginia. i'm here with frequent updates throughout the morning. it will change hour by hour. first 4 traffic now with danella. >> i'm tracking construction in the area. let's start with the southeast, southwest freeway. construction in both directions heading east and west. this is between main avenue and 12th street. one lane gets you by and right now that lane is the left lane. let's also talk about construction further down 395. this is between seminary road and duke street. you're going to see construction blocking a
political predictions as well, he also predicted six more weeks of gridlock in washington. >> and i think punxsutawney phil would probably agree with him on that. it is d.c., however. >> i'm so confused between all these different groundhogs. >> well, let's go to the professional. >> hey, chuck. >> let's take a look at the real professionals, shall we? punxsutawney phil, i didn't know how he could see his shadow today. there's already light snow falling in punxsutawney. but potomac phil, we had plenty of sunshine early this morning. now the clouds are coming back in. temperatures are cold, in the upper teens and low 20s with a little bit of a breeze out of the southwest. windchills in the teens and 20s as well. not much showing up on doppler right now. there are snowflakes to the west. they're coming our way. expect a slow rise in temperatures above the freezing mark for a brief time today. snow showers coming our way for this afternoon and this evening. still looks like only maybe an inch at the most. nonetheless, we'll talk about the ins and outs of the weekend forecast coming up. >>> n
this involves the unofficial spokesman. good morning washington" at 5:00 begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. i am scott thuman. it's february 13, wednesday. >> i am cynne simpson. good morning. let's get to meteorologist jacqui jeras, onstar mark emmert. >> you can still see some stars but the clouds are starting to move in. temperatures are not bad, 36 degrees at reagan national, 32 at dulles, 28 degrees in gaithersburg, 27 in frederick 31 in martinsburg. grab the umbrella, because you don't need it this morning, but you will need it before you get home this afternoon. cloudy skies expected throughout the day. you could see sprinkles this morning, but most of the rain will be early to mid afternoon. by this evening we will start to see a mix and a transition over to snow especially around 7:00 or so. the farther north or west, the more likely you are to see it sooner. little to no accumulation expected in d.c. you have to go up with allegationelevation to see a few inches. this will all end around midnight tonigh
of the .shake "good morning washington" at 5:00 begins now. >> >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it's monday, february 18. i am cynne simpson. >> i am scott thuman. as weto have you along off this work week. it will be cold. talking about the temperatures in the single with the wind chill. that's all you need to know. it is bitterly cold this morning. approaching dangerous levels chill factor, so dle up. 12 degrees is the temperature feels at dulles. it feels like 16 at reagan 8 in gaithersburg, feelinggaithersburg not like 18 degrees. the weather forecast has that it will be a cold start. but it will look great with the today, aroundne degrees. a tricky start on tuesday with a wintry mix tomorrow. more details on that in a few minutes. traffic.t's check on bade sullivan, you are not you?for us, are >> let's start with metro rail. on saturday schedule. between 295 is closed nrl.olm x and the and in gaithersburg is a crash on 355 at cedar avenue, blocking directions because of a building fire. you want to avoid that area. sou
happens, live, from our nation's capital, this is "washington week" with gwen ifill. corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by --. >> we went out and asked people a simple question, how old is the oldest person you've known? we gave people a sticker and had them show us. we learned a lot of us have known someone who's lived well into their 90's and that's a great thing but one thing that hasn't changed is the official retirement age. the question is, how do you make sure you have the money you need to enjoy all of these years? >> additional corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by boeing. additional funding is provided by the annenberg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting and by contribution to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. once again, live from washington, sitting in for gwen ifill this week, john dickerson of "slate magazine" and cbs news john: good evening, this week, president obama gave the first state-of-the-union address of his second term. it was packed with almost 30 different policy proposals, some, like i
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